Connie plays a critical role on the journals she supports, including serving as a right hand to the editor-in-chief, and providing oversight to the peer review process directly and through the supervision of other team members. Connie brings 40 years of editorial experience to this role, including 20 years in managing editor roles. This deep experience allows her to support the strategic initiatives that make successful journals, guiding both the editorial and production processes, including a variety of special initiatives such as new journal launches. Connie is proficient in Editorial Manager, as well as editing and graphics software. She started her career editing manuscripts, textbooks, proceedings, and grant proposals for the Medical School at Case Western Reserve University. She holds a BA in English from Central Western University.